Inductive Sensor M12, 2 wire, Normally Closed, Flush - DW-AD-608-M12

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Contrinex proximity sensor M12, 2-wire NC, DW-AD-608-M12

Embeddable (flush), Cable type connection, 2 mm sensing distance

The Contrinex proximity sensor DW-AD-608-M12 features outstanding noise protection and stable sensing performance due to its specialized sensor IC developed by Contrinex. This NC pickup sensor comes in a round cylindrical shape, sensing distance of 2mm, sensing side diameter and housing size of M12, and shield (flush) installation. The standard cylindrical inductive sensor can be used in diverse applications requiring non-contact detection of metallic objects.

As a quick report, this inductive proximity sensor provides:

  • 12 mm sensing side diameter
  • 2-wire Normally Closed control output
  • 2 mm sensing distance
  • Embeddable (flush) installation
  • Long life cycle and simple operations
  • protections Induction built-in
  • IP67 ingress protection structure according to IEC standards
  • Yellow LED status indicator


This Contrinex proximity sensor's case and nut parts are made of Chrome-plated brass and its sensing side is made of PBTP (Crastin).

The DW-AD-608-M12 features IP67 ingress protection.

The LED on its body acts as the process indicator.


The Contrinex proximity sensor DW-AD-608-M12 features standard cable type connection. This cable covers the sensor's 2 wires. It is 2 meters in length, and is made of PVC.

Sensing specifications

This inductive sensor's sensing side diameter is 12 mm. This sensor's maximum distance to detect its standard sensing target, which is a 12x12x1 mm piece of iron, is 2 mm. This so-called sensing distance differs from one sensing target to another, based on their material, size, etc. You could find out the sensing distance in Contrinex proximity sensors with a correction factor, mentioned in their datasheet.

This NC pickup sensor also features 0.5 mm repeat accuracy.

Control output

The DW-AD-608-M12 features 2-wire Normally Closed control output.


The ambient temperature range that the DW-AD-608-M12 NC pickup sensor works properly in is -25 … 70°C.

Industries / applications:

  • Tool selection automated production lines
  • Robotic position-sensing
  • Control of micro-mechanisms

Series Information

2-WIRE Proximity sensors

The 2-WIRE range of DC, AC/DC and NAMUR sensors is constructed on the Classics technology platform and includes sizes from Ø 3 to M30, plus a 5 x 5 mm square-section type. Devices are available for embeddable or non-embeddable mounting and connection is by means of cable or connector. With a sensing range up to 15 mm, Contrinex 2-WIRE sensors ensure optimal equipment utilization.

2-WIRE Sensors Main features

  • Two-wire sensors for series connection
  • Sizes from Ø3 mm to M30 and 5 x 5 mm
  • DC and AC/DC types
  • NAMUR types with switching frequencies up to 10,000 Hz

About Contrinex proximity sensor

Contrinex is a leading manufacturer of sensors for factory automation. The Swiss company has a unique and innovative range of products whose features far surpass those of standard sensors. This company represents 14 proximity sensor series:

  • Basic
  • Miniature
  • Extreme
  • Analog output
  • 2-wire
  • Extra Pressure up to 200 bar
  • High Pressure up to 1000 bar peak
  • Extra Temperature up to 120°C
  • High Temperature up to 230°C
  • Weld-immune
  • Chip-immune
  • Double-Sheet
  • Maritime
  • Washdown

Contrinex products are mainly used in:

  • Automotive industry
  • Filling machines
  • Food/Beverage industry
  • Green Energy and Environment
  • Logistics
  • Machine Tools
  • Mobile equipment
  • Packaging industry
  • Robotics
  • Special purpose machines
  • Textile Industry


You may want to read the Contrinex NC pickup sensor's catalog. If so, please click to view the DW-AD-608-M12 datasheet.
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Warranty Information

One Year Warranty.
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Additional Information

Operating distance Sn:
2 mm
Housing size [mm]:
Normally close (NC)
Standard output
PVC, 2 m, 3 wire
Supply voltage:
20...265/10...320 VAC/VDC
Switching frequency max. [Hz]:
Housing material:
Chrome-plated brass
Enclosure rating (IP):
IP 67
Operating pressure [bar]:
≤ 1 bar
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